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Sewing and textiles with Ann

A tale of two ……. very different garments!

Two very different garments, indeed! The only thing that they have in common is that they are made from the same fabric, and both are finished with rolled hems. I … Continue reading

June 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

A straw hat

I’ve been back to Inkberrow Design Centre in Redditch to make another hat! It’s a fun thing to do every so often. To be honest, I thought we would be … Continue reading

June 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

The London fabric

I’ve been looking for some fabric suitable to re-cover my ironing board for some time, so was delighted to find ‘the London fabric’ whilst at the NEC in March. It … Continue reading

May 16, 2017 · 2 Comments

Genuine Indonesian batik dress

This was a very risky make.The fabric is from the home of Indonesian batik, Jogyakarta, on Java, on the other side the world. I bought it last October. There was … Continue reading

May 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

Children’s Clothes

I’m going to be a great aunt. To me that makes me sound so old, but the mother- to- be assures me that its a good thing. Especially a great … Continue reading

April 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

My vintage make

To be clear, in no way am I writing this post to say ‘Hey, I made a felt ball’ I did make a felt ball, from a vintage pattern book. … Continue reading

April 11, 2017 · 1 Comment

Shorts pyjamas in honour of my apiary!

The box is in place, the seeds have been planted, and now I have the pyjamas to match! Oh, how I looked forward to starting a blog post with those … Continue reading

April 3, 2017 · 1 Comment